January 17, 1934 – January 13, 2020
PATRICIA ANNABELL JONAS Claremont – Patricia Annabell Jonas, 85 of Claremont went to be with the Lord on January 13, 2020 at home surrounded by her loving family. Born on January 17, 1934 in Catawba County, Patricia was the daughter of the late James M. Smyre and Neta B. Keener Smyre. She loved the Lord, her family and Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Bayne Jonas; two sisters, Dorothy Mae Smyre and Linnie Maxine Townsend. Survivors include, two daughters, Patsy Hill and husband Fred, Diane Bennett and husband Fred; two sons, Allen Jonas and wife Linda, Bruce Jonas and wife Diane; eight grandchildren, Shane, Jackie, Stephanie, Vicki, Micheal, Amy, John and Judy and numerous great grandchildren; two sisters, Jane Reedy of Danville, PA and Linda Travis of Newton, NC. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on January 15, 2020 at Eastside Baptist Church at 725 E. 11th Street Newton, NC 28658 at 2:00pm with Pastor Don Sigmon officiating. Burial will follow at Catawba Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Tuesday, January 14, 2020 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Catawba Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Eastside Baptist Church at 725 E. 11th Street Newton, NC 28658. Condolences may be left at www.catawbamemorialpark.com. The Jonas family is under the care of Catawba Memorial Park, Funerals & Cremations.
- Patsy Hill (Fred), Daughter
- Diane Bennett (Fred), Daughter
- Allen Jonas (Linda), Son
- Bruce Jonas (Diane), Son
- Jane Reedy, Sister
- Linda Travis, Sister
- Eight grandchildren, Shane, Jackie, Stephanie, Vicki, Michael, Amy, John, and Judy and numerousgreat-grandchildren.
Eastside Baptist Church
725 E. 11th St., Newton, North Carolina
- Visitation Tuesday, January 14, 2020
- Celebration of Life Service Wednesday, January 15, 2020
January 14, 2020
We extend condolences to our cousins and Pat's family. The passing of a loved one from this earth into eternity is always difficult. We lift the family in prayer, hoping their confidence in her new home will give them peace and the wonderful memories they made with Pat will keep her close to them from here on.